Written by: The Benton Law Firm Last Updated : July 19, 2019

Dallam, TX – Crash On US 87 Leaves One Dead & Four Injured

Dallam, TX (July 18, 2019) – On July 17, the Texas Department of Public Safety responded to the scene of a motor vehicle collision on US 87.

Reports from DPS indicate that around 11:40 a.m., 44-year-old Jason Booth was stopped in a 2014 Chevrolet Traverse at a stop sign, along with 69-year-old Robert Crout in a 2012 Chevrolet Tahoe, when 36-year-old Melissa Ball failed to control her speed and collided with the Tahoe in her 2014 Dodge Durango.

The impact of the collision forced the Tahoe into the Traverse. All three vehicles then came to rest on the shoulder of the northbound lane.

Crout sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene. The passenger in the Tahoe, 66-year-old Kathy Crout, was transported to Coon Memorial Hospital in Dalhart.

Ball was transported to Northwest Texas Hospital in Amarillo by air transport.

Booth and his passenger, 44-year-old Melissa Booth, were both provided medical attention at the scene.

At this time, the collision remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time.

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Robert Crout.  Our thoughts are with them at this time.

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Dallam, TX – Crash On US 87 Leaves One Dead & Four InjuredOver 17,500 people are seriously injured in motor vehicle accidents across Texas each year. Unfortunately, more than 3,700 people succumb to injuries sustained in those collisions. When victims lose loved ones in fatal accidents, it is crucial for surviving family members to contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas to protect their legal rights. When victims are killed in car accidents caused by negligent or reckless drivers, surviving family members may be able to obtain restitution to cover funeral expenses and other damages incurred from the accidents.

Texas car accident attorneys at the Benton law firm have over two decades of experience helping accident victims and their families get the justice and compensation they deserve. Our personal injury attorneys in Texas work diligently to ensure those harmed are protected. Contact our law firm today at (214) 219-4878 to schedule a free consultation and see what legal options are available for you.

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